Guided tour

Rome: Skip-The-Line Vatican Museums Sistine Chapel St.Peter

Activity provider: ItalyBestExcursions

Rome: Skip-The-Line Vatican Museums Sistine Chapel St.Peter

Activity provider: ItalyBestExcursions
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From US$ 188.29 per person

Likely to sell out

Follow your guide on walking a tour of the Vatican Museums, Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter’s Basilica. Save time with skip-the-line tickets to this popular attraction.

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Duration 3 hours
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
Live tour guide
English, Spanish, Italian
Small group
Limited to 8 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Gaze up at Michelangelo's masterpiece on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel
  • Enjoy a tour to the Vatican Museums with an expert licensed tour guide
  • See works like 'Transfiguration' and 'The School of Athens' in the Raphael rooms
  • Admire the stunning architecture in St Peter's Basilica
Full description

Navigate through a vast complex of rooms, artwork, and history with a licensed guide on this walking tour of the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Basilica, and St. Peter's Square.

Start your walking tour in front of the Vatican museums. Admire collections like the Maps Room and the Tapestries Hall. Appreciate masterpieces like Raphael’s 'Transfiguration' and 'The School of Athens.'

Listen as your guide tells you tales of Vatican intrigue as you pass through spaces like the Courtyard of Pigna, the Octagonal Courtyard, the Pio Clementino Museum, the Gallery of Animals, and the Gallery of Muses.

Spend time contemplating the statues in the Candelabra Gallery or the masterpieces in the Raphael Rooms. Make your way to the frescos that decorate the Sistine Chapel ceiling and take a stop at The Last Judgment by Michelangelo.

Hear about the history of this chapel before heading to St Peter's Basilica. Marvel at this renowned work of Renaissance architecture by masters like Donato Bramante, Michelangelo, Carlo Maderno, and Gian Lorenzo Bernini,

Finish your tour with a stroll inside St. Peter's Basilica.

Includes
  • Expert tour guide
  • Skip-The-Line tickets to the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter's Basilica (Basilica when open or accessible)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips

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Date

Meeting point

Please meet your guide in front of the Vatican Museum close to the Caffè Vaticano Bar, on Viale Vaticano road. Your guide will be holding a sign of with the logo of "ItalyBestExcursions".

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Passport or ID card for children

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Your exact starting time will be confirmed before the tour
  • There is a dress code that requires the shoulders and knees to be covered
  • Please avoid bringing large purses, bags, or backpacks on your tour
  • St. Peter's Basilica might be closed or not accessible without notice
  • St. Peter's Basilica could be subject to last-minute closures during special celebrations/festivities and on Wednesdays due to the weekly Papal Audience
  • If St. Peter's Basilica is closed, the tour will spend more time inside the Vatican Museums
  • Avoid bringing large purses, bags, or backpacks on your tour
  • A dress code is required to enter the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Basilica
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It was a great experience, we had a private tour, so got the most out of the trip.

April 13, 2022

Product ID: 400647